Faculty of Commerce & Economics

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Combined degrees
Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Applied Science (BCom-BAppSc)

Course code: C3A
The 5-year full-time combined degree of Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Applied Science is offered on the Launceston campus by the Faculty of Commerce & Economics and the Faculty of Science & Technology.

Admission requirements & prerequisites
Possession of the University's minimum entry requirements including in the case of Tasmanian school-leavers TCE MT730 Mathematics Applied. Students planning to take the Professional Chemistry major require TCE CH856 Chemistry and MT841 Mathematics Stage 2.

Course objectives
The objectives of the combined degrees are:
* to complement traditional studies in a group of science courses with a wide range of management, accounting, marketing and business skills;
* to broaden the opportunities for comple-mentary undergraduate studies and, as appropriate, relevant graduate studies for both commerce and science students.
Course structure
To qualify for the combined degrees, students must satisfy the compulsory requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce and the Bachelor of Applied Science.

The Bachelor of Applied Science includes three specialist strands: Applied Science (General), Professional Chemistry and Aquaculture. In each case the Commerce majors may be selected from Management, Accounting, Marketing and International Business. In the Applied Science strand, majors may be selected from Applied Biology, Chemistry, Geography and Physics.

In the case of the Aquaculture majors a component of the requirements of the Bachelor of Applied Science is the undertaking of a practicum of a minimum of eight weeks during the summer break (normally preceding the final year) on commercial aquacultural facilities.

The structure of the course is summarised in the following tables shown as Sample Course Structures and specified in the schedules of the two courses, as contained in the relevant faculty sections of this handbook. Refer also to the BCom and BAppSc degree specifications which are printed in full in the Rules Handbook.

Articulation with other courses
Students who have completed the Associate Diploma of Business and have been admitted to the course - will receive one year of credit in Commerce. Students who have completed the Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Chemical Technology) - and have been admitted to the course will be given up to one year's credit in Chemistry.

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